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Welcome to Xavier University of Louisiana

Discover your Excellence

Welcome to Xavier University of Louisana! We're so glad you're here. Whether you're just starting to explore your college options or you're a longtime fan of Xaiver we hope you find what you're looking for as you take the following steps in your education!


Xavier University offers a wide range of academic programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in over 50 major areas. The university's core curriculum challenges students to think critically and normatively about their world, regions, communities, and themselves. The university's major academic units are the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Pharmacy.

The College of Pharmacy offers the Doctor of Pharmacy, the Master of Health Sciences, and the Master of Science. The university also awards the Master of Theology through its Institute for Black Catholic Studies. These courses are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills, learn about different cultures and perspectives, and explore their own values and beliefs.

National leaders
Xavier is recognized as a national leader in the sciences and the liberal arts.
Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
Xavier University of Louisiana was named as the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion in International Education Award by Diversity Abroad.
Ranked #3
Xavier was again ranked #3 in a special 2023 report on the “Best Catholic Colleges and Universities” by the Edvocate.

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